Monday, November 30, 2020
Home Crime Suspected Sweet Potato thief clobbered to death

Suspected Sweet Potato thief clobbered to death

KABALE- The Police in Kabale are investigating circumstances under which a 45-year-old man who was suspected of theft was beaten to death by an angry mob.

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate has told journalists that Katugyenda Edsoni was yesterday found lying unconscious on the roadside by the LC 1 Chairman of Binagana village in Mayengo Parish in Kamuganguzi Sub County.

The LC 1 Chairman Agaba Henry reported the matter to Kamuganguzi Police Post who rushed to the scene and tried to rush Katugyenda to Hospital but he died on the way.

Maate said that besides the body where Katugyenda lay, was a sack of Irish potatoes which implies that he was suspected to be a thief.

Maate also said that the deceased was found with multiple injuries which indicated that he was beaten by a mob.

A case of murder by mob was registered at Kabale Central Police Station under reference number CRB 658/2020 to help in investigations.

However Maate said that the Police have instituted investigations into the case and whoever is found to have participated in the mob justice will be arrested and charged accordingly.Maate said that the Police does not condone mob justice and will continue the case until those culprits are apprehended.


Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

NBS TV is Government Television – People Are Being Killed, is Busy Broadcasting Museveni Campaigns – Kizza Besigye

Four time presidential candidates Dr Kizza Besigye has condemned the media of turning a deaf ear in the wake of country wide...

Bobi Wine Detained at Nalufenya: Police Speaks Out About his Brutal Arrest

Kyagulanyi was arrested under the command of former Kampala Metropolitan Area Commander Frank Mwesigwa at a campaign venue in Luuka District.

Catherine Kusasira and Pastor Mondo Risk Arrest, Records Statement Over Fraud Case

Presidential advisor Catherine Kusasira and Pastor Mondo Franklin face detectives at the State House Anti Corruption Unit over allegations of defrauding pastors...

NBS TV Speaks Out About DJ Roja Testing Positive for Coronavirus

The internet has been washed by shocking news alleges that NBS Television celebrated DJ Kitaka Rogers alias DJ Roja has been exposed...

Recent Comments